The Corporate Relations team support member organisations and their employees with Government Services. Assistance is offered in navigating the visa process and transitioning to Abu Dhabi Global Market. The team works closely with relevant government authorities, providing a simple and streamlined process and one point of contact for clients.
Important Information: Due to recent changes with Immigration, all companies are required to have a Fawri Account in order to process visa applications.
Step 1: Establishment Card and Fawri Account
Once you have received your commercial license, the next step to apply for an establishment card and a Fawri Account.
CRO-001 Application for Establishment Card
Important: Once your establishment card has been approved, it will remain with the Corporate Relations team at ADGM. You will be informed of the approval. Should you require written confirmation of your Establishment Card for other purposes, please contact the Corporate Relations team who will be able to provide an ADGM issued letter.
Step 2: Visa Services
In order to live or work in the UAE, a range of visas are offered. You can find below the forms for each of the services available. To be eligible for these services you or your company must have a completed initial approval form as well as a valid establishment card.
All forms for Visa services are listed in the forms section of this page. In addition, please view the list approved insurance providers below. Insurance is needed in order to finalise each visa application.
Please Note: ADGM do not offer Visa Transfer services. Any applicant with an existing visa will go through the new visa application process. Any existing visas should be cancelled in advance of commencing this process.
Other Visa Services
Approved Insurance Providers
As part of the visa process, applicants will need to provide evidence of their health insurance as part of the immigration requirements. To ensure speedy processing of the application, please ensure that one of the approved providers is used.
To view the attached list of Approved Insurance Providers, please click here
Application forms for available services
Government Services Handbook
Please view the client handbook for a quick overview of the required processes, and the services available to ADGM clients. The handbook can be located here.
Questions? We’re here to help! Please feel free to email the team at: Gov.Services@adgm.com